What happens when you combine the eternal classic Tetris with SEGA’s adorably funny Puyo Puyo? Well, you get Puyo Puyo Tetris, a multiplayer puzzle game that was so successful that it warranted a full-on sequel!
While Sonic the Hedgehog is our main focus, we occasionally like to take a dive into SEGA and Sonic Team’s other offerings, and we’ve found something special in this mash-up series!
Continue reading TSS Review: Puyo Puyo Tetris 2
The celebration is on! SEGA has quite a bit lined up for this week of their big 60th anniversary, and today they just released their interview with the SEGA of America staff that were in charge during their 16 bit glory days!
Continue reading SEGA’s 60th Celebration Continues with NEW Interview
Sonic Unleashed is one of the more ‘divisive’ entries in the series, but one thing about it that’s hardly contested is it looks gorgeous. Unfortunately, the Xbox 360 and PS3 were not ready to handle the intensity of the Hedgehog Engine and certain levels like Jungle Joyride looked less like a video game and more like a slideshow.
Continue reading Sonic Unleashed Runs Smoother than Ever on New Xbox Series X
Chao are mysterious little creatures, aren’t they? According to an official writer for the IDW Sonic Comic, SEGA has confirmed that they’re genderless!
Continue reading Chao are Confirmed to be Genderless by Sonic Comic Writer
There’s certainly no shortage of creative ideas among the fanbase, but a game concept I bet nobody ever saw coming was a cross-over between Sonic the Hedgehog and a lesser known Kirby game for the Super Nintendo! Enter: Sonic Speed Course.
Continue reading SAGE 2020: Sonic Speed Course is a Twist on a SNES Classic
2D Sonic fangames seem to be a dime a dozen these days, but that doesn’t mean the quality of these projects are suffering. Au contraire, with each and every expo, there’s bound to be a handful to impress the masses. One of this years showstoppers is Sonic Galactic, and if we didn’t know any better, we’d think it was a comprehensive Sonic Mania overhaul.
Continue reading SAGE 2020: Sonic Galactic is a Showstopper!
One of the biggest delights I’ve had playing a Sonic fangame this year was based off a game I admittedly never liked much. Sonic 2 (8-bit), and most of Sonic’s Game Gear/Master System lineup, never struck the same chord with me that the Genesis trilogy did. Controls were never as tight, graphics never as pretty, sound never as catchy, and level design never as interesting. Just about all of that can understandably be chalked up to hardware limitations. But what happens when those shackles are removed, and over 20 years of hindsight from a zealous fanbase can be put into practice?
Continue reading SAGE 2020: Sonic 2 SMS Remake Goes Above and Beyond
With the world in a state of disarray during a pandemic and nary a drop of news regarding the next big Sonic game (for very understandable reasons), there may have been some concern among the community that there wouldn’t be much of a celebration for Sonic’s big 30th anniversary in 2021. Thankfully this isn’t the case after spotting an advert on a Licensing Magazine.
Continue reading Sonic’s 30th Anniversary Under Way with New Games! European Licensing Magazine Confirms
Remember when we discovered that Sonic 3’s Ice Cap Zone music was actually based on a music track from a yet unreleased album by a band called “The Jetzons” way back?
Continue reading The Jetzons Releases “Hard Times” on Vinyl… Using Sonic 3 Artwork
Did you enjoy the Sonic Movie? Did you enjoy it so much that you want to be surrounded by pictures of Sonic while you sleep? Well Walmart sure has you covered!
Continue reading Sonic Movie Themed Bedsheet Set Available On Walmart.com
If you’ve ever stopped for a snack at a local gas station convenience store, chances are you’re familiar with that jingle that plays every time the clerk scans your item. You might also be familiar with it if you’re a Sonic fan, because they both use the sound byte whenever a golden ring is collected.
Continue reading The Mystery Behind Gas Stations Using Sonic Sound Effects
How do you spice up Sonic Mania for it’s third anniversary? Why, yes! With Totino’s, how did you know?
Continue reading Sonic Mania for PC Gets a “High Quality” Totino’s Mod
It may be hard to believe, but Sonic Colors, the Sonic Team game exclusively for Nintendo consoles that supposedly sparked a minor renaissance of sorts for the series, has been on the scene for a decade now!
Continue reading Retrospective: Sonic Colors Ten Years Later
When SEGA and Sonic Team are hard at work creating the next Sonic experience, some fans of the series are left to fill the gaps with their own creative endeavors. One of the more promising fangames is the impressive “Project Hero” which showcased the possibilities of a fully 3D action platformer that incorporates the best qualities of Sonic gameplay throughout the years.
Continue reading Popular Fangame Stirs Minor Controversy After Changing It’s Vision
If you were the least bit worried about Modern Sonic being tossed aside for Classic Sonic or vice versa, you can lay those fears to rest. According to Sonic Team leader Takashi Iizuka, neither are going anywhere, and both will be “taken care of.”
Continue reading Sonic Team Will “Take Good Care” of 2D and 3D Sonic In The Future
Hold onto your light speed shoes, remember that radio drama that was teased a while back? Well, it’s out now, and we couldn’t be happier to hear such an all-star cast lend their talents to what is shaping up to be quite an adventurous project!
Continue reading Fan-made Radio Drama Sonic and Tails R Light-Speed Dashes onto YouTube
Yes, seriously. Sonic Generations is 95% off it’s MSRP on Steam right now, so you’d better act quickly! In fact, many other Sonic games are available for a ridiculously low price.
Continue reading Buy Sonic Generations on Steam for $1.00
If you asked the average Sonic fan what the best Sonic game of all time was, chances are Sonic 3 (& Knuckles) would frequently be the top pick. Incidentally, this same game is also the most requested game to get a remaster, yet has received none of the love that Sonic 1 or Sonic 2 has gotten in recent years. This changed when one talented programmer by the name of Eukaryot took it upon himself to provide what may be the definitive version of Sonic 3 & Knuckles, and unlike other mods and ROM hacks, this one requires you to legally own the game!
Continue reading This Sonic 3 & Knuckles Mod Keeps Getting Better and Better
Are you looking for more Sonic merch to add ti your collection? Don’t get bent out of shape, because JAKKS Pacific has you covered with these taffy limb toys which are now available on SEGA Europe’s Shop!
Continue reading Bendy Sonic Figures by JAKKS Pacific Are Now Available
We currently live in a world where E3 is cancelled. Well, everything is kind of cancelled. But that doesn’t mean the hype train hasn’t left the station! Rumours have been circulating about SEGA’s next project, and according to some reputable sources, it’s going to be a big one.
Continue reading SEGA Has BIG News Coming Up, Here’s What We Know… and Don’t.
2020’s Sonic the Hedgehog was loved by fans and critics of the blue blur alike, and it looks like a sequel is now in the works!
Continue reading Sonic the Hedgehog Sequel Is Now In Development
Anybody interested in adding more Sonic merch to their collection? In addition to previously reported Classic Eggman and Metal Sonic figures, First 4 Figures looks to add some Modern Sonic merchandise to their Boom8 line-up!
Continue reading Modern Sonic Gets Some Love From F4F and GNF With Upcoming Figures!
After two seasons of low-stakes action, clever jokes, slice of life scenarios and plenty of meta references, we have finally gotten some official confirmation that the Sonic Boom television show will not be continued.
Continue reading “Sonic Boom is Done” According to Former Executive Producer
What are those? Why, they’re split-toe shoes with Sonic’s face on them! Japan-based manufacturer Takasago Sangyo has unveiled new retro Sonic-themed Tabi shoes on SOU SOU’s US online store.
Continue reading Sonic x SOU SOU Designer Tabi Shoes Available For Purchase in the US
When the internet’s not working, you can always count on the Chrome Dino to keep you occupied while your device tries to reconnect. But one kid has found a way to make the game just a little more interesting!
Continue reading Young Prodigy Teaches Internet How To Hack Sonic Into The “No Internet” Chrome Game
No way? No WAY! That’s what you’ll be saying to yourself when you hear how awesome this remix is.
Continue reading Rock Out to this Awesome Cover of the Blue Spheres Theme
GungHo Online Entertainment‘s new free to play action game “Ninjala” has been data-mined by Twitter users LeanYoshi and Oatmeal Dome, and it reveals what looks to be future content involving Sonic the Hedgehog and friends!
Continue reading Leak: Ninjala Datamine Reveals Sonic Collab, Ability to Play as Dr Robotnik
There was once a time where the idea of two bitter industry rivals sharing the same game (let alone the same console) would have you laughed out of the school playground; yet, Mario and Sonic have been collaborating with each other for over a decade now. In this latest installment for the Nintendo Switch, we find the two beloved platforming mascots once again battling for gold in the Olympic Games, and it’s a concept that may have lost its initial novelty. Does that mean that the game is doomed to fail? Far from it: there’s actually a fair bit to appreciate here!
Continue reading TSS Review: Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020
The Sonic Move made huge waves from it’s announcement all the way up to it’s release in theaters, and with two stingers at the end (and a few other mysteries left unsolved) fans of all ages are asking questions about the sequel.
Continue reading Sonic Movie Writer discusses Sequel ideas, Tails is their Nick Fury, Jim Carrey in a Fatsuit
Two legendary voice actors and a beloved up-and-coming voice actress and singer in the Sonic community have announced an unofficial mini Radio Drama to be in the works!
Continue reading Ryan Drummond, Mike Pollock and Emily Jones Working on a Sonic Radio Drama
There’s nothing quite as fascinating as early Sonic the Hedgehog lore. Throughout the nearly 30 year run of the famous hedgehog’s career, fans across generations have dug into every nook and cranny possible to isolate anything from merchandise to early prototypes of classic games.
One such treasure is a “continuity bible,” a document that is given to anyone responsible for creating official media based off a particular intellectual property. Today, we’ve unearthed what might be a goldmine.
Continue reading Former Sonic Comic Writer Reveals Final Copy of Sonic Saturday Morning Cartoon “Bible”
Sonic Dash, SEGA’s best selling mobile game, and one of the more popular mobile games available, reaches 400,000,000 downloads!
Continue reading Sonic Dash hits 400 MILLION Downloads, More Content to Come
Sonic at the Olympic Games may be short a certain rival team, but it’s definitely not short of “rivals” in this new boss trailer!
Continue reading New Remixes Featured in this Boss Trailer for Sonic at the Olympic Games!
SEGA Hardlight, the team behind most of SEGA’s mobile gaming efforts, have reported that the mobile version of Sonic Forces has reached 50 Million downloads.
Continue reading Sonic Forces Speed Battle Hits 50 Million Downloads
Sonic’s (plumber-free) outing on mobile phones Apple and Android is coming soon, and users were given the opportunity to pre-register the game in advance…. and boy did they jump right to it!
Continue reading Nearly 2 Million Have Pre-registered for Sonic at the Tokyo Olympics!